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Senior girls create book club to strengthen bonds

Ella Gag, Social Media Editor in Chief June 16, 2021

Seniors Morgan Mantel and Sara Shettle created a book club with other seniors so they can connect with different groups of people they would not normally meet with. The group meets once a week on Tuesdays...

Senior Emma Kindler in her last day of school in your cap and gown.

Seniors graduate with minimal high school experience

Marena Saeger, Student Playlist June 3, 2021

With graduation coming up, many seniors have gotten their high school experience cut short. Due to covid, the class of 2021 has been forced to do almost 2 years of online school and missed out on some...

The Varsity Boys Lacrosse team were facing the Roseville raiders on Friday, May 7th. The boys won that game making their record 12 wins and two losses.

Gunner Arens nominated Athlete of the Week

Tyler Kordosky, Broadcast Editor June 3, 2021

Tyler Kordosky 05/25/21 Newspaper, Steil Gunner Arens nominated Athlete of the Week Last Thursday at Mounds View High School, senior Gunner Arens was named athlete of the week. Throughout almost...

Sophomore Jocylen McBride, freshman James Daum, junior Addie Foote, junior Vincent Ramirez, senior Ben Abbott, sophomore Marcus Cassel. Stillwater Human Exploration Rover Challenge team is together and excited for their rover.

NASA Rover challenge brings students together

Karley Rydeen, Distribution Reporter May 28, 2021

Six students joined together during quarantine to participate in the 27th annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge (HERC). This challenge is a complex competition against other high schools all over the...

Junior Eliza Weston helps make posters for Sophia Pietan and Amelia Bretl's campaign for student council Presidents of the upcoming school year. Pietan and Bretl also used buttons, social media and other platforms to spread the news about voting for them.

Student Council Presidents Amelia Bretl and Sophia Pietan have big plans upcoming school year

Lindsey Crain, Copy Editor May 22, 2021

Juniors Sophia Pietan and Amelia Bretl have been elected the new Student Council presidents. Their campaign was based around change and what students can do to make this a safe and healthy learning environment...

Junior Ella Spitzer is working on online ACT preparation courses over Zoom.

COVID-19 forces students to go about ACT testing in unique way

Elizabeth Hartner , Photography Editor January 28, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, juniors and seniors are struggling to complete their ACT tests. Last spring, many tests were canceled, leaving students worried about when they would be able to take the ACT. ...

Senior Ian Hanlon waits patiently for the next play against Centennial in the section championship.

Stillwater student earns academic all state and other accomplishments

Jayden Leach, Playlist Reporter January 20, 2021

Senior Ian Hanlon earned academic all-state honors on December 9 after the 2020 football season. The award is granted to students who have excelled in the classroom, as well as in athletic competition....

Senior Joelle Carpenter on the court in an away match versus Park High school, down and ready for a pass in one of the last games on the season.

Senior Joelle Carpenter receives the Jennifer Houle scholarship for 2020

Josie Crombie, Field Reporter January 19, 2021

Senior Joelle Carpenter, like many seniors, is applying for scholarships before she heads off to college, but one of the scholarships she has received already is much different than most. Carpenter is...

Here is a picture from Afton Apple orchard with green path way. A cloudy day with a family looking at the apples to pick out.

Pumpkin patches, apple orchards stay open during pandemic

Michelle De Jesus Cruz December 2, 2020

This year fall, events have been modified because of the pandemic going on. The events are still going to be hosted by wearing masks, social distancing and many are looking forward to having fun this fall...

On Oct. 27, the theater was empty because students were rehearsing their plays online over Zoom. They have to do this so students and teacher stay safe, because of COVID-19.

Theater continues to perform despite COVID-19

Kady Peltier and Kiera Rivers, Layout Editor and Photo Editor December 1, 2020

COVID-19, new guidelines this year are affecting the way theater is conducted. These further adjustments come with many new challenges, for example, finding plays that can be recorded without the worry...

Students walk down

Precautions for Covid-19 for upcoming winter school season

Lindsey Crain November 12, 2020

As the school year continues, the hybrid model continues to follow the guidelines for safety precautions for Covid-19. With Covid- 19 cases rising first quarter, safety precautions will be more strict. With...

Seniors Alex Steil and Natalie Loehr try to bring in students to their voting booth. On Oct. 12 and 13, the Young Democrats and Young Republicans ran a booth in the main rotunda to register seniors that are eligible to vote.

Political clubs help build mutual understanding

Drew Jurek, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2020

Three girls were huddled around a large piece of cardstock, joking behind masks as they tried to draw an elephant. Arguments over whether the grand old logos trunk went up or down and which color went...

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